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trønderen26-Oct-20 3:34
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We could do like China ("which we call 'Red China'") and abandon time zones. Even a small country like Norway spans two full time zones: If sunrise is at 06:00 at the very east, it is at 08:00 in the west. Should we insist on the working day starting at 08:00 both places, just because it "has to" be at the same time, by the clock?

The US has always accepted that the working day starts at different times across the country, but label that time in a complex manner, like 08:00 plus a time zone indicator. The Chinese solution is rater to have a single time scale, so that some start their working day at 07:00, some at 08:00, some at 09:00, depending on where they are located. That is far easier to handle!

I wish all of Europe would go for a single European time zone, so that time indications would be unambiguous. The natural choice is UTC (a.k.a. GMT). USA could of course do the same, whether selecting UTC or one of their established time zones. (UTC is probably a better choice, as the risk of confusing UTC times with the old local times is almost zero.) And at the same time we could get rid of this a.m./p.m confusion, giving all "new times" in 24h format!

All of Europe has proven the ability to adjust the clock twice a year. So we should be capable of adjusting it for the very last time, to UTC, even if that may be a larger adjustment.
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